G.R.O.W Week 3
Cultural Legends

Learn about significant Cultural Legends in Black History and their contributions to our community!

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Monday - Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes is known as a leader of the Harlem Renaissance 1920s -1930s in New York, a time of heightened Black

excellence in culture, music, art, and much more.

 Craft: Poetry Box 

Tuesday - Wilma Rudolph

Wilma Rudolph was the first American woman to win three Gold Medals in a single Olympics.

She was inducted into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame in 1983.

 Craft: Olympic Gold Medal

Wednesday - Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson was the first African-American to play Major League Baseball in the 20th century.

Not only did he change the sport of Baseball, but he also changed the country when he broke the color barrier.

Craft: Baseball & Ball Treats

Thursday - Mae Jemison 

Mae Jemison is known for being the first African American woman to go to space on Space Shuttle Endeavour in 1992. In addition to being an astronaut, she created her own technology research company, wrote children's books, and acted on television.

She was inducted into the International Space Hall of Fame in 2004.

Craft: Rocket Ship 

Friday - Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali is considered the best heavyweight boxer of all time. He drew new public attention to boxing with his confident and outspoken personality and referred to himself as "The Greatest.”

Having won 56 out 61 fights in his career, in 1990, Ali was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.

Craft:  Championship Belt

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